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    July 8, 2011
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burn. there's nothing i can do. >> reporter: relatives of the victim's told us they are in shock. they described the haltons as adventurous and told us the family was flying to yosemite. >> they had a lot of plans for the summer. they traveled many places, they were world travelers. it's just devastating and all four are gone. >> reporter: the faa is investigating from the pilot's experience, to the aircraft. >> we're looking for all the components, things like the weather, things like air traffic control. >> reporter: the national transportation association says the aircraft will be taken to the airport for further investigation. we have more details now,
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last night's crash is not the first near watsonville airport. we looked back over the past five years and found two other crashes. in 2006, a pilot ran out of fuel and crash landed in the front yard of a home across the street from the airport. he had minor injuries, no one else was hurt. he had radioed that his plane was on fire and that it was trying to make an emergency landing. harrowing stories of survival and some serious anger from the bay area fisherman returning after their charter boat capsized in mexico. ktvu's debra villalon has firsthand account from the fishermen. >> reporter: they are avid fishermen, experienced boaters but nothing would have prepared them for sinking in the middle
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of the night. and they say the captain who could have helped them, didn't. >> reporter: it's emotional for this retired chp officer, the fear and isolation waiting for rescue realizing no distress call was made, he had a life vest but didn't know the fate of his friends. >> we went down there to have a nice time. and it gals me that the whole crew was saved, we lose seven and none of this is our fault. >> the captain, he was just a jackass. >> reporter: survivor lugo is happy to be home. but thinking about his friends hurting him. >> i saw him trying to put his life vest on and i remember
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telling him, let's go, let's go. >> reporter: the best life vests on board were taken by the crew, not waking up the men. hanson says it might be a while before he returns to the water, in fact, he says he might sell this boat after the experience. debra villalon. more survivors of that ill fishing trip also arrived home today. we will hear from one of them. including the problem he ran into trying to return to the bay area. casey anthony will stay in jail a few days longer than expected. the young mother was acquitted this week of killing her daughter caylee.
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today they changed the date of release to july 17th. that's a week from sunday. she received credit for time served and good behavior. about an hour and a half ago, the san francisco bomb squad gave the all clear after investigating a suspicious package. this happened outside the federal building right outside of golden gate avenue. a man pointed to a backpack an said it was filled with explosives. he also made anti government statements, the bomb squad later determined the bag was harmless. police are now questioning that man who reported the backpack. a judge has ruled that the pittsburg man accused of killing a community leader is not sane to undergo trial. he will be back in court a week from now for a hearing on whether he can be forced to take medication. a judge today denied a
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motion against the contra costa -- his attorneys say the charges against him are politically motivated. they are expected to file a second motion to try and dismiss those charges. the santa clara medical examiner today identified a man killed by a caltrain last night. he is 23-year-old palo alto resident clayton carlton. the southbound train hit him about 8:30 p.m. near the churchill crossing. the medical examiner denies to say if he considers the accident a suicide. officers say the injurys to the two victims are not life threatening, investigators are trying to determine if the incident is gang related. santa cruz police are searching for a man who may have committed a sex crime against a 13-year-old boy. the boy told police it happened
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at about 8:15 at the municipal wharf outside a public restroom. he told detectives two men approached them and that one of them committed sexual battery. he said both men then ran off. the boy described his attacker as a white man, 25 to 40 years old. average height with short light brown hair wearing a white tank top. police are working with the teenager to develop a sketch resembling the man who he says attacked him. we have the latest on a pot farm bust. sheriff department officials have arrested a man in connection with the marijuana operation. 45-year-old carlos guerrero of mendecino county is facing drug and weapons charges but he has not been charged with killing two people found dead at that marijuana farm. the sheriff's department told ktvu they are waiting for dental records to identify the two victims. a fundraiser is under way at this hour for the campaign to find michelle le.
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le's family teamed up with a restaurant in hayward. 20% of today's sales will go toward efforts to find the 26- year-old. ktvu spoke to le's brother. >> the support of people who don't know us, who don't know michelle but somehow her story has touched them is great. and we're just so thankful for the support. >> the fundraiser under way right now goes until the restaurant closes at 10: 10:00 tonight. customers must tell the cashier that they are there for the michelle le fundraiser. the u.s. unemployment rate rose .10 of a percent. the u.s. added 18,000 jobs that's the lowest in months. the glooming news is a blow to president obama. >> today's job report confirms what most americans already know. we still have a long way to go
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and a lot of work to do to give people the security and opportunity that they deserve. >> reporter: the president said the economy has been buffered by strong head went. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar where thousands of people are about to get back on the payroll. >> reporter: this soon to be open brand new safeway just hired 85 people in the last two days. as we learned today, earlier anyone offering jobs should expect a tsunami of job seekers. pg & e held a job fair today in bay point looking for 20 people willing to do manual labor on a one year environment clean up project at this no longer used chemical settling pond right across the street. an army of local folks showed up and we could not help but
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notice all the women willing to mock hazmat suits. but that's what long term unemployment does. >> i slowed down and i would do seasonal work like elections or census. >> i've been working for 10 years as ad lib and i've been out for two years. >> i was working at a local tv station and i was laid off because of cuts. >> reporter: the recovery has seen women struggling more than men. unemployment among males has decreased by 1.1%. but female unemployment has increased by .02. we asked these women why they think that is so. >> because they start hiring men first. >> maybe there's so many men out there looking for men too. >> reporter: danny grace fears
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he may be overqualified for manual labor. >> a lot of people are applying and i just hope to be one of the lucky ones. >> it's hard for everybody. for men and women. it's hard for everybody. >> reporter: the recovery if you can call it that. reporting live, tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. today's numbers sent stocks lower. >> reporter: the dow was still up about 75 points from where it was a week ago. that everyone after a drop of 62 points today. the nasdaq was off almost 13 points. a new report just released sheds disturbing light into the mistakes authorities made during the 18 years jaycee dugard was held captive outside of antioch. sunny skies and warm temperatures across most of the bay area but some changes on the way. coming up i'll show you where that fog will be tomorrow morning and the noticeable temperature change you can expect this weekend.
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police are investigating four shootings in east oakland last night that left several people injured. the first happened on 88th avenue. another shooting happened about an hour later on bancroft. the third on international boulevard, and the fourth happened minutes later. we are getting an up close look tonight into the probation supervision of phillip garrido between 1988 and 2009. we're looking at some of the key findings. >> reporter: what we found out
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in this confidential report is criticism. a number of points were highlighted. according to the report, home contacts were rare, frequent, positive drug tests and diluted urine samples were ignored. and the officer never confirmed that garrido was registered as a sex offender. while correctly categorizing garrido as high activity. the probation officers checked in on him only 10 or 11 times. the report states, there was an attempted home visit on 1213 1991. six months after jaycee dugard was kidnapped. but garrido cut the visit short saying that he was on his way
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to take his wife to work. and it was 5/2/1995. the officer allowed garrido to take a job as a door to door sales man. the northern district of california probation offer came under new leadership office in 2007. the office has remedied it's shortcomings and is currently under strong management. reporting live here in oakland, mike mibach. the man accused of stealing a picasso drawing faces three felony counts tonight. mark lugo was charged with grand theft, being in position of stolen property and second degree burglary. he was caught on this surveillance tape shortly after
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the theft. he's accused of taking the picasso drawing off the wall of a gallery on union square then taking off in a cab. martinez police held a blood drive to honor a fellow officer that died of hopkins lymphoma. he had received numerous drug and platelets transfusions. his wife was at the drive today in honor of her husband. >> this is a way to pay it forward. we're very thankful for everybody that donated blood for my husband so he could live long enough to see his children again. >> the martinez police department held a drive for sergeant carter a year ago and plans to continue the tradition with annual blood drives. we're learning more about the fan that died last night after falling at the rangers
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game. shannon stone was initially conscious. according to stone's wife, he and his son were quote attached at the hip and they had gone to that game hoping to catch a ball. she also said they actually stopped at a store on the way to the game so that he could buy his son a new baseball game. that accident? texas has a lot -- that accident in texas is raising a lot of questions about baseball park safety. and doctors have been lowering the dosage of stow's medication. this week stow has been moving his legs and opening both eyes. stow suffered severe brain injury when he was attacked after a dodgers game down in los angeles in march.
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prosecutors say the son james rafael mitchell beat his girlfriend to death and kidnaped the couples baby. the victim, kelly had a restraining order against mitchell. mitchell testified two other men attacked the couple and then him and he took their daughter to protect her. the flight was moved to a remote area of the airport just before it was set to take off. someone called the hotel in alameda and said it was going to be hijacked. police removed two men from the flight and questioned them for hours. shibad is the son of the governor of a pakistan province. the two say they were
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inproperly detained. a young man was injured at a fire. fire crews have stepped up their efforts to clear brush. well it was noticeably cooler today and over now we go to mark tamayo. park i'm looking at that map behind you and looks like there's some serious fog at the coast. >> it will be cooling off the bay area as we head into the weekend. that's the key headline. right now on the maps i can show you this. on live storm tracker 2, there's some clearing. closer to stinson beach. but as far as today there's fog pushing in the bay. just over 2,500 feet up above that fog bank. but the low cloud deck will be
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increasing over the weekend. microclimates resurfacing. look at the lower 90s out toward fairfield, livermore. san jose reporting 81 degrees. giants playing the mets for tonight. and you can expect partly cloudy skies. temperatures only in the upper 50s around 58 to 59 degrees. tomorrow morning, here's a rook at some of the projected lows with -- here's a look at some of the projected lows. now saturday morning in the low 50s up in the north bay for santa rosa, napa, san francisco 53. and the fog hugging the coastline pushing back into the bay. and we could even have partly cloudy skies as you do work your way inland. for tomorrow, the beaches on the chilly side in the upper 50s to 60s. temperatures warm up as you see it heading across the bay. but we're not going to have that extreme heat for tomorrow afternoon. temperatures inland, no longer talking about the 90s. warmest locations approaching the mid- to upper 80s. coming up i'll let you know how long the cooling trend will
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last and also the one day drizzle could return to the bay area forecast. a reason to celebrate overseas. as of today the world has a new nation. where the new government is located and what led to his independence. and the royal newlyweds tour makes it way to california. we're live as prince william and wife kate land in california. a split second decision with tragic consequences. a baseball great weighs in on the fan who died catching a foul ball. >> that's one of the saddest things i've ever seen at a ballpark. >> we're asking if this will spark changes at the ballpark. four of these windmills stood tall at san francisco civic plaza. find out why they've been taking down and why the city wants its money back. >> tonight on ktvu channel 2
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>> ♪ just two hours ago south sudan became the newest nation. south sudan broke away, the north and southern parts of the sudan have been locked in a civil war. scrimmages continue along the border but the southern sudanise are hopeful tonight. governor brown announced today he has signed a law bill that clarifies california's law against cyber bullying. officials lets officials suspend students who bully other students by using an electronic device. the bill by nora campos specifies the law includes posting of bully message on a networking site. this will be a working weekend for congress and the president as they try to beat the clock on the looming debt ceiling deadline. lawmakers will spend tomorrow working toward a compromise on taxes and spending cuts and they are scheduled to return to the white house on sunday to
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meet with the president. congress is facing an august 2 deadline to raise the $14.3 trillion debt limit or risk a government default. reducing social security benefits is one plan being discussed in the debt ceiling negotiations. the cuts under consideration would reduce the cost of living reductions for social security benefits. the social security administration says that could shrink the average check by $500 over a 10 year period. some economists point out that will force seniors to spend less causing a million dollars loss to the economy in the first year that benefits are cut back. those supporting cuts claim that social security is going broke and within 30 years we won't be able to pay for all of the benefits promised. the house voted today to prevent military chaplains from
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performing same-sex marriages. the ninth circuit court of appeals voted to -p stop discharging gay servicemens. several rights groups filled a federal lawsuit aimed at stopping illegal immigration. it would allow police to arrest anyone suspected of being an illegal immigrant if officers stopped the person for some other reason. it will also require employees to determine the status of schools to determine if students are in the country legally. more fall out tonight over a hacking scandal in the uk. we told you yesterday here at 5:00 that the british tabloids nudes of tab -- tabloid news
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of the world is being shutdown. today the former communication chief was arrested. it was a bittersweet homecoming for fishermen.
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another survivor talking tonight about that fishing boat that capsized in mexico and the problem he faced trying to return home to the bay area. seven other fishermen are still missing and hope is fading with
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each passing day. rob roth is at the home of one of those missing members in san ramon. rob. >> reporter: frank, the home of fisherman lee served as a demand center for relatives since the boat went down. this family says that yellow jeep belongs to one of the survivors but he's still too shaken up to come get it. >> reporter: ukigami is home at last. the bus carrying the resident pulled into the station this morning. even the trip home was an ordeal. they planned to drive here in the truck belonging to leslie yee a fellow fishermen killed in the accident. >> not only did we you know have this adventure, but then half way home inside a texaco the truck broke down. we had to leave it down for
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another family to pick up. so it's like never ending. >> reporter: he tried to speak about what happened in the water but just couldn't. >> it's pretty tough. pretty tough. >> before he went home to a hot tower, he had this message regarding this seven fishermen still missing -- guarding the seven fishermen still missing. >> find the seven. they are all good people. >> reporter: the boat sank in waters estimated over 200 feet deep, two deep for the coast guard. >> all these men deserve to be brought home. their families deserve to have them brought home. >> reporter: the lee family was concerned that today would be the last day the mexican government would allow the search. but i just spoke to the coast guard and they said the mexican government has asked them to continue the search tomorrow.
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when i told the lee family this, they began cheering. rob roth, ktvu channel two news. new developments tonight on the controversial park merced project in san francisco. the san francisco senate delivered enough signatures to deliver to to ballot. it calls for 5,700 new units. many residents say the project will destroy their home. developers say residents will be placed in other homes. antioch police got a call this morning about suspicious activity at a large condominium. officers found several power lines cut and lying on the ground. ten vehicles were damaged when those lines fell. prosecutors said today they are charged a suspect with killing a young san jose man. the suspect is juan carlos
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reyez cortez of san jose. he has been behind bars since june 30th when he was picked up on a parol violation. cortez is accused of the stabbing of lee. they accuse the stabbing happened between a fight between two rival gangs. the new policy stems from a case involving two california men who got married in 2008. federal attorneys battle their petition for a giant bankruptcy case. carusel plaza reopened today after a $1.25 million renovation. the project spruced up the
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asphalt plaza with concrete, stone wall and stairs, art wall and new landscaping. royalty in california. prince william and his wife kate come to los angeles for the final leg of their north american tour. we are live in los angeles and we'll tell you what their plans are. >> it was just loaded with tequila. >> a stop at a popular restaurant turns scary for one family. what -p -- what happened to their children. [ female announcer ] the counter. in most homes, it gets all the action. bring it. getting it clean again is easy with bounty.
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the royals are here. just about an hour ago prince william and his wife kate arrived. cameron live in los angeles where the newlyweds are starting a whirlwind weekend -- paul live in los angeles. >> reporter: it is all part of their 48 hour whirlwind tour of southern california. the newlyweds are bringing all that newlywed glow to los angeles. the two touched down after a nine day tour of california. their visit ended with much
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pomp and circumstance in alberta. but first, william and cate doned cowboy hats. police are warning the paparazzi to stay off neighbor's properties. on saturday, william will get on a horse to play a polo match. >> william grew up playing polo. he's played with a lot of the best players in the world, so he would have been able to learn from them and of course his father coaching him. >> reporter: the dutchess does not play but she will present the trophy to the winner. we'll see if her husband, the man who might be king one day will conquer the match.
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among those supposed to be on the guest list, nicole kidman, striseand. we'll see who shows up. rental costs are rising faster in san jose with san francisco coming in third place. vacancy rates on the west coast fell .2 percentage points in the first two months of the year to 6% in the second quarter down from 7.8% a year earlier. a bay area university is high on the list tonight of pricey colleges. the u.s. department of education based the list on a cost of tuition, room and board, book fees and financial aid. the new school in new york came in first with a net price of $3,900 a year. santa clara university came in second at more than $3,500 a year. st.joseph's university came in third with new york university and north eastern university
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rounding out the top five. starting today the price of many cigarettes is going up. altrea group has raised the price of all its cigarettes by 9-cents a pack. marlboro is $7.75 plus a dollar cigarette tax here in california. the voters will be asked to approve an additional $1 tax. australian researchers found that men who smoke for 23 years or more were half as likely to need surgery to repair their hips or knees compared to men who never smoked. but doctors caution that the theoretical benefits to a smoker's joints are far outweighed by the greatly increased risk of cancer and heart disease. angina patients who could not be helped with drugs or
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surgery have shown improvements after being treated with stem cells made out of their own blood. >> it is scary to be confused too and to not know what's going on and to be filling like you're child is drunk. and you can't do anything about it. >> the paramedics determined the children hasn't consumed enough of the drinks to be in danger and told the parents to take them home and let the alcohol work its way out of the system. chili's apologized and gave the family some gift cards.
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the flight shuttle atlantis takes the last flight of the nasa program. we spoke to a local journalist who had a chance to fly on the mission. and when drizzle could return to the bay area forecast. new at 6:00, a baseball great weighs in on the fan who died catching a foul ball. >> it's one of the saddest things i've ever seen at the ballpark. >> we're asking if this could spark changes at ballparks. eight days ago four windmills stood tall, find out why they've been taking down and why the city wants its money back.
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nine, eight, seven, six, five --
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the 135th and final launch of a space shuttle in cape canaveral. for many americans the unanswered question is what's next. that's one of the questions john fowler put to a bay area man with a unique perspective on the space program. >> reporter: resinates so powerfully than the manned spacecraft. at the front of it, chris pettit. >> watching it was a sense of melancholy and sadness. >> reporter: one of the definitive chroniclers. pettit says the shuttle is too
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risky, two out of five crashed and two expensive. $1.5billion per launch. it's clear robot spacecraft do science cheaper and better. >> that's the real space program. and it does real real science. on the international space station and space center ever done is show us how to live in space. but it's yet to show that there's any reason to be up there. some people would just soon scrap all of that science so they could keep guys with flags on their shoulders. >> reporter: we talked about shuttle replacement, nasa's proposed new rocket and a capsule called orion that could years from now take americans to an asteroid or to mars. the lust for space exploration is hard to deny. >> it's visceral and it's a vital part of the 20th century. not sure yet whether it's a big part of the 21st century. >> reporter: the next americans to go to space are to ride as
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paying guests on russian rockets. after 12 days in orbit. it's the shuttles final glide. john fowler. and ohio state forfeits all of its games from last season. including the sugar bowl. ncaa could still impose tougher penalties. an appeals court today upheld the right of a national football league to lock out its players. the judge hands the owners a victory. both sides in the labor dispute said today they are committed to reaching an agreement that would allow a full 2011 season. today talks focused on the rookie wage scale and free agency rules. bloomburg reports that the owners and players are close to
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deal on how to divide $9.3 billion in revenue. the alleged rockefeller imposer pled guilty to charges today. the man is known for creating numerous false identitied over the last few decades. including that of clark rockeffeller. he is due back in court tomorrow. 59-year-old kim fehei has been convicted of multiple code violations for his do it yourself home called phone henge west. the judge ordered him held without bail until his sentencing after he refused to cut off the illegal power going into his building and his refusal to keep people out of that building which is located in the town of acton. google is playing nice with federal investigators. at 6:00, the promise from the
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internet giant's top executive. our julie haener is in the newsroom to look at some of the other stories we're working on for ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00. >> he fell to his death reaching for a foul ball that was tossed his way. the horrible accident last night. the simple reason the city of san francisco took windmills down and why they want their money back. these stories and much more are coming up at 6:00. the environment protection agency gave exxon two months to clean up its oil spill in montana. exxon has as agreed to the order. a week ago today a pipeline ruptured dumping 42,000-gallons of crude oil into the yellow
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stone river. they have set up a separate state run demand post now. and you know it's friday when our meteorologist mark tamayo cannot go any where without getting stopped about the weekend weather. >> i can show you this, that fog bank pretty selective here. favors areas from the koáut line to the south here from san francisco. daily city and pacifica, that cloud bank will increase in coverage as we head into the weekend. forecast headlines for tonight. the fog will be targeting the coast and the bay but clear skies inland. for the weekend more fog temperatures will be cooling off and the extended forecast still partly cloudy skies and the cooling trend that will continue. so we haven't talked a lot about the fog over the last few days, we'll change into the weekend is this area of low
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pressure that will move in to the north. for the coast patchy fog. right around the bay some morning cloud cover and a bit of a breeze out there. winds from around 15 to 20 miles per hour. and the inland spots mostly sunny skies but no more than extreme heat. warmest locations inland tomorrow approaching the mid- to upper 80s. here we go with our forecast beginning at 7:00. areas of fog, 55 to right around 60 degrees. by 12:00 some coastal fog. mid-50s to mid-70s. by 3:00 we will increase our -- here is some of the fog pushing back into the bay tomorrow morning. then we will take this into the afternoon hour. the cloud bank pulls back into the shoreline. so keeping it cool for the beaches tomorrow. everybody coming up a few degrees from today's highs.
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fremont 75 and san jose in the upper 70s. san francisco only 63 degrees and san mateo right around 70. here is a look ahead at your seven day forecast. the real cool air that's still scheduled to move into the region for next week on monday and tuesday. and forecast models producing drizzle by tuesday morning. so if you want a heat wave you will not find it in the five day. go some where else. >> thanks, mark. california's former first lady is moving on. the expensive purchase she just made soon after filing for divorce. helping those in need, the event that took place today that helped young people from the south bay gear up for a grade school skaod year. -- gear up for a good school year. it's really delicious, mom.
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it's not too well done? nope. but it is a job well done. what are you reading, sweetie? her diary. when you're done, i'd love some feedback. sure. your mom and i read that thing cover-to-cover. loved it. thanks. would you mind if i cut the lawn this weekend? only if you let me talk to your mother on the phone for hours on end. done. [ male announcer ] u-verse brings peace to the family.
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it appears maria shriver is moving forward after filing for divorce from arnold schwarzenegger. tmz reports the estate is near the home where she lived with arnold schwarzenegger and that the two plan to live near each other to share custody of their four children. just into our newsroom, former first lady betty ford has passed away tonight at the age of 93. she was known as one of the most outspoken first lady.
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she also raised awareness on addiction after announcing she had a long battle with alcoholism during the 1970s. her activism would later lead to the formation of the betty ford center. she is survived by her four children. some local communities are -- making sure children have the right tools to success in school. volunteers filled hundreds of backpacks with school supplies to give to low income students. organizers tell us what they're doing is important especially as families try to bounce back from a down economy. >> we think maybe the economy is turning around but a lot of families haven't seen that yet. but we want to make sure the kids start with the things they have that are age appropriate to them. >> organizers say this year's event is the largest in their history. coming up here in just 90 seconds, the family of four killed when their plane crashes into a building shortly after take off.
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the heartbreaking details we're learning tonight about them. and they're grateful to be alive, happy to be back home. but there's plenty of anger about what happened when their boat capsized off the coast of mexico. what the survivors are telling us about a lack of leadership on that boat.
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it galls me that the whole crew was saved, we lose seven and none of this is our fault. >> reporter: angry words tonight from the bay area survivors of a disastrous fishing expedition off the baja cost. good evening i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. >> we start with breaking news, we have just gotten word that betty ford has died. she founded a center for drug and alcohol addiction. we are just getting this news from the director of the gerald ford library that betty ford has died at the age of 93. we will bring you much more information and reaction tonight on the 10:00 news. one man is confirmed dead, seven others are still missing and the bay area fishermen who just arrived from mexico blame